Accolades & Achievements

The Accolades & Achievements blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at

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February 25, 2016

How Princeton prez learned he was a Jew

Christopher Eisgruber discovered his mother’s secret only as an adult

February 25, 2016
Obituary: Ray Feldman, longtime Tulsa attorney and volunteer
February 23, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, announced today it has added four high-performing executives to key leadership roles to help it execute an aggressive national growth strategy.

February 18, 2016
Settlement may help resolve one prison problem
By Roy Strom
Law Bulletin staff writer


Built in 1925 and known as the “roundhouse,” the circular jail at Stateville Correctional Center near Joliet is the last of its kind in the country.

February 8, 2016
A conversation with alumna Virginia Aronson

February 2, 2016

Thousands run the Twin Cities Marathon each fall. Martin “Skip” Burke was the man who made the event happen.

February 2, 2016

Joel W. Nomkin, a partner in Perkins Coie’s Litigation practice in Phoenix, and Charles G. Curtis, Jr., '82, a partner in Perkins Coie’s Litigation practice in Madison and Washington, D.C., have been elected as members of the American Law Institute (ALI).  Joel and Chuck join 13 other Perkins Coie attorneys who are members of ALI: C. Randall Bain, David J. Burman, Timothy W.

February 2, 2016

AG Schimel appoints Ryan Walsh as Chief Deputy Solicitor General

Attorney General Brad Schimel announced today his appointment of Ryan J. Walsh as Chief Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Wisconsin.

January 29, 2016

Education Department Announces James Cole Jr. to Assume the Duties of Deputy Secretary

Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced today that James Cole Jr., who is currently serving as General Counsel to the Department, will assume the duties of Deputy Secretary.

January 22, 2016

Leading International Arbitration Lawyer Joins NUS as Director of the Centre for International Law

Ms Lucy Reed, Head of the global international arbitration and public international law groups at Freshfields, will also be appointed the first Professor of Practice at the NUS Faculty of Law.